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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (iOS)
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (iOS)

Adventure 18 April 2017

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series is an episodic adventure game developed by Telltale Games. The game is based on a comic book series from Marvel, and tells the story of the titular Guardians of the Galaxy. Unlike the classic superhero team ups, this group is made of outcasts and outlaws, and their humor-filled adventures take place in far reaches of the universe. Like in other games from Telltale, the gameplay in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series is based on exploration, dialogues, and, most importantly, on making decisions that influence the course of the plot. Our choices influence not only the current episode we are playing, but also the following ones.

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Batman: The Telltale Series - The Enemy Within (iOS)
Batman: The Telltale Series - The Enemy Within (iOS)

Adventure 03 October 2017

The second season of Batman: The Telltale Series, which debuted in 2016. In this adventure game by Telltale Games (the developers of such titles as The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series and The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series) the player follows the darker and darker story of Bruce Wayne and his superhero alter-ego. This time Batman has to challenge both Joker and Riddler as well as a merciless federal agent who has just came to the city of Gotham. The story is split into five episodes, the first one of which launched in August 2017. In the game you get to explore small locations, talk to characters met there, play through QTE sequences and, of course, make difficult moral decisions that determine how the story unfolds. Batman: The Telltale Series - The Enemy Within features actors that made the appearance in the first game. Batman is starred by Troy Baker, while his arch-nemesis Joker by Anthony Ingruber.

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Walking Dead: The Game (iOS)
Walking Dead: The Game (iOS)

Adventure 25 July 2012

An episodic adventure game from Telltale Games, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman. The main theme of The Walking Dead: Season One revolves around a dramatic struggle for survival in a world infested by zombies. The player assumes the role of Lee Everett, one of the few survivors. The gameplay emphasizes exploration, dialogues, collecting items, and puzzle solving. The most significant feature are in-game moral choices the protagonist has to make, and whose consequences are often made visible only after some time. The developers created a highly interactive environment to give the players a good degree of freedom in puzzle solving. The Walking Dead: Season One catches the eye with its comic-like style, achieved with cel shading.

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The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier (iOS)
The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier (iOS)

Adventure 21 December 2016

The third full-fledged season of the popular series of episodic adventure games developed by Telltale Games based on the cult comics and TV series, The Walking Dead. The mechanics of the game are similar as in previous installments of the series and they concentrate on exploration and conversations with non-playable characters. In difference to classic adventure games, The Walking Dead: Season Three lacks typical puzzles and the focus is on making various moral choices which are the main factor that shapes the story of the game. A new feature in the game is a special system that allows moving saved games between various platforms. It is possible to import saves from Season Two and continue the plots started there with all consequences of the choices previously made.

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Tales from the Borderlands: A Telltale Games Series (iOS)
Tales from the Borderlands: A Telltale Games Series (iOS)

Adventure 11 December 2014

An episodic adventure game set in the universe of the Gearbox Software’s Borderlands series. This title was developed by Telltale Games studio that specializes in this genre. Story-wise, the game follows the plot started in Borderlands 2, following two characters: Fiona, a con artist, and Rhys, an employee of the Hyperion corporation equipped with cybernetic implants. The game’s goal is to remove the discrepancies within the story stemming from the mixed narrative of the two protagonists. Gameplay is rather unique, as the player’s main role is to make choices that determine how the story unfolds. In addition, the game features several elements typical of the Borderlands series, such as shooting sequences and moments to display the characters' unique skills – manipulating people and hacking.

iOS

Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series - Season One (iOS)
Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series - Season One (iOS)

Adventure 04 December 2014

A game by Telltale Games, the studio behind many others similar productions, designed as an episodic adventure game based on the HBO’s popular TV show Game of Thrones - an adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books. The game features an original story overlapping with the events presented in the seasons 3-5 of the TV series. This six-part episodic story focuses on the House Forrester, whose members, although missing from the TV show, appeared in the fifth book of the saga. Known for ironwood trade, the Forresters are trying to survive the War of the Five Kings, while competing with House Whitehill. Gameplay employs the classic point-and-click mechanics. The game lets you visit many well-known locations from across both the Westeros and Essos continents, and observe the events from the perspective of several characters whose actions have direct impact on the fate of the two families.

iOS

The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series - Season 1 (iOS)
The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series - Season 1 (iOS)

Adventure 05 December 2013

An episodic adventure game based on the popular Fables comic book series. The Wolf Among Us was developed by Telltale Games, studio that used the same mechanics as in its previous title, The Walking Dead. The protagonists are fairy creatures that were forced to look for a safe haven in the human world where they must hide their true nature. During the game the player can encounter many characters known from the comic books – including the Big Bad Wolf, Snow White or Ichabod Crane. The gameplay is focused mostly on visiting locations, conversing with NPCs, solving riddles and making hard decisions. The Wolf Among Us employs comic book-like visuals and, as usual, cel-shading.

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Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series - Season 2 (iOS)
Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series - Season 2 (iOS)

Adventure 11 July 2017

Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series - Season 2 is the secon season of the episodic adventure game developed by Telltale Games and set in the Minecraft universe. After the events of the first game, the crew begins to fall out as a result of too many dutuies and lack of time for new adventures. One day, jesse manages to get into trouble. Not only he finds a mysterious cursed glove, but also gets his hand stuck in it. This starts a completely new adventure that will take us to the farthest parts of the world. Just like other games from Telltale, Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series - Season 2 is a rather simple adventure game where story plays the most important role. We influence it by making decisions in its crucial moments. One of the newest introduction to the game that was not present in season one are the so-called observers, people who use a special mobile app to influence players' choices.

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Batman: The Telltale Series (iOS)
Batman: The Telltale Series (iOS)

Adventure 21 September 2016

Another episodic adventure game developed by the experienced American studio Telltale Games, who had produced many highly acclaimed video games based on famous films, books, and comic books, such as Back to the Future, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones. Batman: A Telltale Game Series takes you into the grim city of Gotham, however, unlike Rocksteady’s popular action game series, Telltale Games’ production focuses on Bruce Wayne himself, showing his moral dilemmas and the burden imposed on him by the constant fight against corruption and crime. In terms of gameplay the title does not stray far from the studio’s previous productions. As always, the key element of gameplay is making tough choices that influence the way the story unfolds – and not just within one chapter but across the entire season.

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Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series - Season 1 (iOS)
Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series - Season 1 (iOS)

Adventure 15 October 2015

An episodic adventure game created by Telltale Games, the experts of the genre, in cooperation with Mojang Ab, The game is set in the cult universe of Minecraft, whose world stands on the brink of destruction, and the only chance of saving it is a legendary brotherhood, known as the Order of the Stone. You play as a character named Jesse, who, together with his friends, sets off on a perilous journey to find the Order and save the world. The title is modeled after other productions from the studio, consisting of 5 separate episodes, throughout which you have to make tough choices that shape the story. What puts this game apart from other Telltale Games titles is the graphics, far from their traditional comic stylistics. Instead, the game features distinctive voxel-art graphics, which means both the environment and characters look like made of big square blocks.

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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse (iOS)
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse (iOS)

Adventure 06 February 2014

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Walking Dead: The Game - Season 2 (iOS)
Walking Dead: The Game - Season 2 (iOS)

Adventure 18 December 2013

A sequel to the repeatedly awarded adventure game The Walking Dead: Season One by American studio Telltale Games. The plot of The Walking Dead: Season Two is a continuation of the story from the first installment. This time you play as the 11-years-old Clementine, who, like the other characters, is trying to survive in the world infested by a zombie epidemic. The game mechanics remain the same, focusing on exploration, talking to NPCs, searching for items, and solving puzzles. The decisions you make affect the story even much later in the game. Like the first installment from 2012, The Walking Dead: Season Two was released as a series of episodes.

iOS

Back to the Future (iOS)
Back to the Future (iOS)

Adventure 07 March 2013

An episodic adventure game based on Back to the Future, the cult film trilogy by Robert Zemeckis. The game was developed by experts in this genre – American studio Telltale Games, also known for such titles as Sam & Max and a couple CSI games. The game depicts the adventures of two film heroes: Marty McFly and the crazy scientist Dr. Emmett Brown, taking off six months after the conclusion of the trilogy. Gameplay boils down to exploration, conversations, puzzle solving, and collecting useful items. The game consists of six episodes, originally distributed in regular time intervals. Back to the Future features colorful, cartoonish graphics. As for the audio, the crazy doctor was voiced by Christopher Lloyd, who reprised his role from the film.

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Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect (iOS)
Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect (iOS)

Adventure 29 January 2015

First-person action-adventure title released in episodic form. It is a mobile game adaptation of Sons of Anarchy TV series that tells the story of titular biker gang It is the work of Orpheus Interactive studio, which cooperated with Kurt Sutter, one of the creators of the original. We play as a criminalist who decides to join Sons of Anarchy, though that won’t be easy – first we must clear a peculiar training that requires taking part in more and more dangerous challenges, many of which test our motorcycling skills. Before we are done with that, we will also have to do moral choices that shape the story and its final. Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect uses three-dimensional visuals with cel-shading technology. Warning: mobile version has been put on hold.

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The Journey Down (iOS)
The Journey Down (iOS)

Adventure 15 December 2012

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MISSING: An Interactive Thriller (iOS)
MISSING: An Interactive Thriller (iOS)

Adventure 04 December 2014

An episodic adventure game developed by using the FMV technology, regarded obsolete today, but popular in the 1990s. The game was inspired by crime TV series and features two protagonists: detective Lambert, trying to crack a case of mysterious disappearances, and David Newcastle, one of the abducted. The production is an interactive movie, entirely consisting of scenes played by real-life actors, but also features some adventure game mechanics. You help the protagonists in solving puzzles, search for items and use them in the right way, and also talk to NPCs. Interestingly, you also actively participate in action sequences, where good reflexes come in handy. The cast MISSING: An Interactive Thriller features Canadian actors such as Roy Dupuis (Nikita), Serge Houde (Largo Winch) and Patrick Hivon (Providence).

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Supreme League of Patriots (iOS)
Supreme League of Patriots (iOS)

Adventure 25 June 2015

Supreme League of Patriots is a full of fussy humor point’n’click adventure game, developed by the British No Bull Intentions. A player assumes the role of Kyle Keever, who unexpectedly gets to fulfill his innermost dream – he becomes a superhero. As The Purple Patriot, he fights for justice in the streets of New York and is aided by a sarcastic sidekick – Mel. The game is a classic adventure game, which draws its inspirations from the early works of Telltale Games, mostly the installments of the Sam & Max series. The story is filled with jokes, humoristic inserts, and references to the modern pop culture. The atmosphere in the game is well enhanced by the cartoonish visuals. One cannot forget about the perfect soundtrack written by Jake Kaufman that fits to the overall experience. The game has been published in episodes – the story campaign has been split into three chapters, which can be purchased separately.

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AR-K (iOS)
AR-K (iOS)

Adventure 17 December 2014

iOS

The Lion's Song (iOS)
The Lion's Song (iOS)

Adventure 13 July 2017

A peculiar adventure game created by Mi'pu'mi Games, constituting a fully developed version of the freeware app released in 2014 for the Ludum Dare event. The Lion's Song takes place in Austria, in the early 20th century, and the plot in centered around three creative people at the defining moments of their careers: a young composer preparing to create her greatest work, a middle-aged inventor, and a brilliant mathematician working on a groundbreaking equation. The narrative forces the player to discover the course of events step by step, which requires you to pick out helpful hints during conversations with NPCs. The key elements of the game are phone calls and interactions with the environment, which provide the protagonists with the inspiration they need to finish their work. Your decisions affect the storyline of not only a single episode, but also of the whole game. The Lion's Song features a distinct vintage style, and the graphics of the game bring to mind old photos, yellowed with age.

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